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Wayne County Jury Dodgers Have One Last Chance Before They Pay The Price

Officials are giving jury dodgers in Wayne County one last chance to ask for forgiveness before they’re forced to pay the price for avoiding their civic duties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

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Jury Dodgers Have One Last Chance Before Warrants Issued

Administrators say over the past year, more than 35,000 people who were supposed to report for jury duty never showed up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014


Jury Duty In Detroit Postponed Due Tigers, Lions Games

Jurors have been told not to report for jury duty in Detroit on Monday because of parking concerns downtown.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2014

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Woman ‘Humiliated’ By Arrest For Missing Jury Duty

The 64-year-old woman was in her pajamas when deputies arrived. A few hours later, she was in handcuffs at a jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014


Oakland County Residents Targeted In Jury Duty Scam

“I’m completely outraged. I cannot believe that anyone would take advantage of any citizen, especially in the name of jury duty,” said Oakland County Chief Judge Nanci Grant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

James Elzi outside of Federal Court in Detroit. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Judge Lets Jurors Know They Can’t Escape Duty

A U.S. District Court Judge ordered five jurors who failed to appear for jury duty to a hearing Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2012

Michigan Will Exempt Nursing Moms From Jury Duty

Gov. Rick Snyder has approved a bill that will allow breastfeeding mothers to be exempted from jury duty in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012


Bill Would Excuse Nursing Moms From Jury Duty

A bill that would give breastfeeding mothers an automatic exemption from jury duty is advancing in the Michigan Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012


Michigan Senate Will Consider Breast-feeding Exemption For Jury Duty

The Michigan Senate is expected to consider a bill giving breast-feeding mothers an automatic exemption from jury duty, something that now depends on individual judges’ decisions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/26/2011


Half Of Jurors Who Ignored Duty Show For Hearing

Of 138 people ordered to appear for a two-day show cause hearing to explain why they failed to appear for jury duty in Wayne County Circuit Court, just over fifty people responded on the first day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2011